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Internet connection

In 2011, 74% of homes in the City of Monash had a broadband internet connection.

A fast Internet Connection is increasingly required for accessing essential information and undertaking domestic and non-domestic business. Households with dial-up or no internet service are being left behind in the digital divide as both government and the private sector are increasingly conducting their business, or aspects of it, on-line.

Internet connectivity in the City of Monash can be affected by availability of connection, Education, Household Income and Age Structure.

Derived from the Census question:

'Can the Internet be accessed at this dwelling?'

Households

Type of internet connection
City of Monash20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
48,16378.676.439,20566.361.0+8,958
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection45,12673.670.029,17949.342.7+15,947
Dial-up connection
1,5722.62.79,80016.617.8-8,228
Other connection
1,4652.43.72260.40.5+1,239
No internet connection
9,79916.016.816,39927.731.5-6,600
Not stated
3,3365.46.83,5466.07.5-210

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Type of internet connection, 2011
Type of internet connection, 2011 Not stated, Greater Melbourne: 6.8% No internet connection, Greater Melbourne: 16.8% Other connection, Greater Melbourne: 3.7% Dial-up connection, Greater Melbourne: 2.7% Broadband connection, Greater Melbourne: 70.0% Total internet connection, Greater Melbourne: 76.4% Not stated, City of Monash: 5.4% No internet connection, City of Monash: 16.0% Other connection, City of Monash: 2.4% Dial-up connection, City of Monash: 2.6% Broadband connection, City of Monash: 73.6% Total internet connection, City of Monash: 78.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in type of internet connection, 2006 to 2011
Change in type of internet connection, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, City of Monash: -210 No internet connection, City of Monash: -6,600 Other connection, City of Monash: +1,239 Dial-up connection, City of Monash: -8,228 Broadband connection, City of Monash: +15,947 Total internet connection, City of Monash: +8,958
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the type of internet connection of households in the City of Monash compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a lower proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a higher proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 18.6% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 73.6% had broadband connectivity, compared with 19.5% and 70.0% respectively in Greater Melbourne.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 8,958.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in the City of Monash, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+15,947 households)
  • Total internet connection (+8,958 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-8,228 households)

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